The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - - 15
Contract jobs citing VB 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough - - 1.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £318
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -33.33%
VB
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Farnborough region.

Programming Languages Category
Farnborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
23 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 36.51% 30.30% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 9
Average daily rate £350 £438 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +47.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £386 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £506 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Farnborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB across the Farnborough region.

VB Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Farnborough region.

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Farnborough

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Farnborough region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.

1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Data Security
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Telerik
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) FusionCharts
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Cutover Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Data Conversion
2 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) RAD
2 1 (33.33%) Classic ASP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Farnborough region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) VB Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Classic ASP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) RAD Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) FusionCharts
2 1 (33.33%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (33.33%) Data Conversion
2 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Data Security
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Cutover Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Telerik